Author: Kyle McDaniel

Pima trying to finish season over .500

May 2, 2019

By KYLE McDANIEL April 27 (H) Game 1: PCC 5, South Mountain CC 4 F/8 After being swept at South Mountain earlier this season, the Aztecs returned the favor by beating them in both games at West Campus. Pima took an early lead after scoring 1 run in the first, but the Cougars did their […]

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Pima CC Softball back to winning ways

April 18, 2019

By KYLE MCDANIEL The Aztecs’ Softball team is starting to find the winning formula after winning six of the last seven games, with three of those victories coming via the mercy rule.  With this winning streak, the team is up to fifth in the ACCAC standings. April 13t(A) Game 1: Pima Community College 17, Scottsdale […]

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Aztecs striving to find victory on the field

April 4, 2019

By Kyle McDaniel   March 30th (A) Game 1: PCC 13, Chandler-Gilbert CC 4   The Aztecs earned their first ACCAC season sweep, after they swept the Coyotes from Chandler-Gilbert.   Heading into the seventh inning Pima was winning 8-4, when they tacked on five more runs to put the game out of reach. A […]

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New free educational services for our veterans

April 4, 2019

Story and photo by  KYLE MCDANIEL If you’re in the military and are looking to continue your education after your service, there’s the Veterans Upward Bound Program.  It’s a program that helps you continue your education after and sometimes during your service.  This is the second year of the five-year grant, and the program recently […]

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Winning streak snapped in Phoenix

March 14, 2019

By Kyle McDaniel   March 12th, Game 1 and 2 at South Mountain Community College were cancelled.   March 9th (A) Game 1: PCC 0, Phoenix College 7   On a four game winning streak the Aztecs headed out on the road to take on the number three team in the nation.   However Phoenix […]

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The lost art of sports card collecting

February 14, 2019

By KYLE McDANIEL   The world of sports card collecting is an ever-shrinking market, as more and more children have less interest in them.   Matt Mortenson from Mountain View Sports, a sports collectible shop at Speedway Boulevard and Wilmot Road spoke about his thoughts on card collecting today.   “The biggest factor I think […]

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The Aztecs lack dominance on the mound

February 14, 2019

By KYLE McDANIEL   After 11 seasons at the helm, Armando Quiroz called it quits as Pima Community College’s Softball coach.   Rebekah Quiroz, who had been an associate head coach since 2013, was promoted to head coach. Quiroz, a former player at Pima, knows what it’ll take to get the Aztecs back on top […]

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The lost art of sports card collecting

February 14, 2019

By KYLE McDANIEL Sports card collecting is a shrinking market, as fewer kids have an interest in them.  Matt Mortenson, owner of OverTime Sports, a sports collectible shop on Speedway Boulevard weighed in.  “The biggest factor I think is kids have phones, iPads and so many other avenues besides cards, so it’s not as cool […]

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Back-to-Back canceled games wake up bats

February 14, 2019

By Kyle McDaniel   The scheduled game at Paradise Valley Community College on Feb. 21 was cancelled and will be made up on Feb. 28 in Phoenix, the first pitch is 1 p.m.   The scheduled game vs GateWay CC on Feb. 23 was also cancelled and the date of the make up game will […]

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PCC soccer are the national champions

December 6, 2018

By KYLE MCDANIEL The Aztecs previously were 0-2 in national title games before their win on Nov. 17.  However, State Fair College who beat them in 1999 vacated its title.   Sophomore Hugo Kametani was voted MVP of the tournament after scoring three consecutive game winners. Coach David Cosgrove received the Coach of the Tournament award […]

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